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Migratory bird from the Teutoburger Wald in Bitterwasser

Where can you not find the gliders of the Segelflugschule Oerlinghausen, resident at the Teutoburger Wald? After Caiolo in Italy and La Motte in the French Alps, now also in southern Africa.

The Flight Office Team

The flight office in Bitterwasser is now staffed according to gender. Dirk Skura, who has already taken on the task for the past two years, is now supported by Alex Hörmann. During the Christmas holidays 2019 - when she was still a student pilot - Alex gathered her first Namibia experience.

A 1000k to start with!

It was a test of patience until finally the overflight permit for Namibia was available on Thursday, November 4th 16:00 lok. Numerous guests already gathered their feet in Bitterwasser, excited about the first flights over Namibia.

Flying

in Namibia

The best Gliding Site of the World*.

You will find exceptionally good conditions. The weather here is exceptionally good! (*quote Bruno Gantenbrink after his first stay in Bitterwasser).

Airfield

As far as the wings will carry on 3.000.000 sqm flying area international pilots will find best conditions for outstanding flight performances.

Information for pilots

Flying in Namibia is very different from flying in Central Europe. This information should help you to make your stay in Bitterwasser as pleasant and above all as safe as possible.

Glider charter

We are happy to assist you in finding an aircraft. Most of the aircraft - charter in Bitterwasser runs through private individuals or companies.